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07/14/06 - Pollok

Girl Drowns in Backyard Swimming Pool

by Ramonica R. Jones

A Pollok girl is dead after drowning in her family's backyard pool. Paramedics tried to resuscitate the 11-year-old, but she died Thursday at a local hospital.

Investigators said her brother found her floating in the pool off Laura Avenue. They believe the girl drowned accidentally after being trapped underneath a pool cover that was partially in the pool.

The child's name is not being released.

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